CSX manifest train moves west on the Main Line over a bridge that crosses the former Bayway Refinery storage track.
Middlesex offers a great eye-level vantage of trains on the Lehigh Line. A new 2019-built NS locomotive leads a trio of NS horses running elephant style with an eastbound intermodal train.
Two double-track lines run next to each other through Middlesex affording opportunities for a passenger and freight train meet. Here it happened but not in the way I had envisioned. A passenger... (more)
An empty CSX Tropicana orange juice and mixed freight train combo moves west over the Bound Brook on the Lehigh Line.
Spring is in the Air
Mondays on the Lehigh tend to be slow, and the weather forecast of partly to mostly sunny skies was a bust. So I took a stroll through a cemetery toting alo... (more)
Recently, CSX has been running distributive power at the rear of some trains. Here is a distributive power unit trailing an late day eastbound manifest.
The MA1 local out of Manville Yard is operating with two locomotives and a longer than usual train. Here they have just extracted the yellow boxcar from the Anacapri siding and the crewman is now... (more)
A loaded CSX oil train K162 rounds a curve on the Lehigh Main Line as it heads for a refinery in Eddystone, Pennsylvania.
The weather in March 2020 has been wonderful. Here is an afternoon inter-modal train rounding a curve in Middlesex, NJ.
A Morning Manifest Moves on the Main in Middlesex.
A westbound mixed freighter splits the "tri-light" signals at mile post 20 on track 2 of the mainline.
A morning mixed freighter rumbles east on the mainline past a finishing products manufacturing company. The NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line is visible off to the right.
A westbound manifest train splits the "tri-light" signals at mile post 20 on track 2 of the mainline. The ditch lights have been turned off on this moving train as a courtesy to an approaching ea... (more)
Norfolk Southern mixed freight train comes rolling around a curve